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The inheritors

Author: William Golding
Publisher: New York : Harcourt, Brace & World, [1962], ©1955.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : [1st American ed.]View all editions and formats
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Eight Neanderthals encounter another race of beings like themselves, yet strangely different. This new race, Homo sapiens, fascinating in their skills and sophistication, terrifying in their cruelty, sense of guilt, and incipient corruption, spell doom for the more gentle folk whose world they will inherit.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Golding
ISBN: 0156443791 9780156443791
OCLC Number: 365416
Description: 233 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: William Golding.

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Eight Neanderthals encounter another race of beings like themselves, yet strangely different. This new race, Homo sapiens, fascinating in their skills and sophistication, terrifying in their cruelty, sense of guilt, and incipient corruption, spell doom for the more gentle folk whose world they will inherit.

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